Cape Town Photo Essay: Water Crisis


While working in Cape Town from February to May 2018, we experienced the very height of the Water Crisis. Although not always literal, the signs of the looming Day Zero were ubiquitous.   

Water Bottles as a Sartorial Decor Choice

Water Bottles as a Sartorial Decor Choice

Water Wise Products Cape Town The Producer
Save Water Cape Town Usfolkza
Tubs remain empty & unused

Tubs remain empty & unused

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water jugs cape town
Mellow Yellow Cape Town Water Crisis.jpg
Save Water Bottles.jpg
Water conservation sign cape town - Borehole
Now Now CT.JPG
cape town water wise mural
Waterless Car Wash Cape Town The Producer
Louise Park Ross shares her tips for using water mindfully when working in Cape Town.

Photos and videos by Annika Howe

Follow this link to learn more about the history of Cape Town's Water Crisis

For perspectives on how the water crisis has affected Cape Town's Photo Production Industry, follow this link